Gena (Ethiopian Christmas) Special Tour – This is a special package consisting of a tour to the northern part of Ethiopia.
Arrival in Addis Ababa – Arrival at Bole International Airpor and Transfer to hotel for check-in. City tour of Addis Ababa including the Merkato, said to be Africa’s largest market , and the National Museum of Ethiopia and the ethnographic museum. Overnight Hotel – Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa – Bahirdar – Fly to Bahir Dar. In the morning, take a boat trip on Lake Tana to explore the monasteries of Lake Tana. In the afternoon you will have an excursion to the Blue Nile falls which is also called (TISABAY or TIS ESAT) which means the smoking water. Overnight Hotel – Bahar Dar
Bahirdar – Gondar – Drive through the countryside to Gondar. Explore the sites of Gondar, including a visit to the Royal Enclosure, with six castles and several other buildings. Additionally, visit Fasilidas’s Pool, Debre Birhan Selassie church, with the most famous ceiling in Ethiopia and Kuskuam Mariyam. Overnight in Gondar Overnight Hotel – Gondar
Gondar – Axum – In the Moring faly to Axum. Once you arrive in Axum you will see the obelisk of Axum. Axum is an ancient kingdom, which existed several years before the birth of the Christ. Axum is the cradle of Ethiopian culture and Christianity. The city is also the site of Ethiopia’s first church, dedicated to Tsion Maryam, and is the spiritual home of the Ethiopian Orthodox church. Overnight Hotel – Axum
Axum – Lalibela – In the morning fly to lalibela an visit the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage site. These groups of eleven monolithic and semi-monolithic structures were carved directly into the stone of the mountainside at least 800 years ago. Begin to explore the 11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable king Lalibela, visiting the Northwestern Cluster of churches – Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha.
Jan6 – Jan7
Lalibela – Attend color full festival of Ethiopian cristmas and visit rock hewn
Lalibela – Addis Ababa – Lalibela – Addis Ababa and departure